Do you have a new idea or technology? Want to refine your innovation and develop a business plan for your idea? Submit your application now for the Southwest I-Corps Node National Science Foundation Summer Super Regional Program.
This program is focused on science and technology startups across the following deep technology disciplines:
• Life Science (including medical devices, digital health, and pandemic preparedness)
• Materials Sciences
• Learning Technologies
• And more…
Startups will engage with and receive feedback from nationally-certified instructors from the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health.
• Conduct early stage market research for your idea
• Engage and connect with other innovation teams
• Discover new insights for your technology
• Qualify and prepare for application to the NSF national I-Corps programs (acceptance into the national program includes a $50,000 award)
• Increase the potential success rate for future SBIR/STTR funding submissions
May 24 • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
June 7 • 9:00 am – 3:45 pm
Opening Workshop *incl. lunch break
June 14 • 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
June 28 • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Teams will also be responsible for scheduling Office Hours with instructors between sessions.
*This program will be delivered in a virtual format.
Graduate students, faculty and staff interested in translating their innovation and research into commercial ventures are encouraged to apply.
Teams must meet the following criteria:
• At least two researchers per team
• Technical proficiency of research or innovation
• Right to practice intellectual property
• Patent or patent pending deep tech innovation, or intent to file patent application